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America’s clean energy future is now. Fuel cells are no longer an “if” technology, but a “when”, and that “when” is today.
Date: 06/08/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Conversion
New solar generation made up for four-fifths of California’s lost hydro production in 2014.
Date: 04/01/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Researchers have found a way to augment ordinary silicon solar cells with a material called a perovskite.
Date: 02/09/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Researchers at the University of Toronto have figured out how to make the process of spray on solar cells both cheap and fast. Light-sensitive dots, so tiny they're invisible to the eye, can be sprayed onto a flexible film and then wrapped on anything with access to sunlight.
Date: 12/30/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Today’s renewable energy technologies won’t save us. So what will?
Date: 11/20/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Climate Change
Animated infographic from MIT Technology Review showing how flexible, efficient solar cells will make solar power cheaper.
Date: 09/20/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
GreenTech Media highlights five cleantech achievements reached in the first five months of 2013.
Date: 06/03/2013
Type: Article
Wind and solar accounted for all 433 megawatts of new electrical generating capacity installed in the U.S. in September.
Date: 10/29/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Utilities
California surpassed one gigawatt of solar power production last month. One gigawatt can meet the instantaneous demand of at least 750,000 California homes. This milestone shows how far California has come with solar power and how far it has to go.
Date: 09/11/2012
Type: Article
The Pentagon has a strong interest in using renewable energy and alternative fuels to improve U.S. energy security. U.S. Defense Department will encourage solar and wind companies to build facilities around military bases, making each base less dependent on the nation's electricity grid.
Date: 08/17/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics

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